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we will show you some of the current temperatures as you step outdoors. temperatures right now -- 39, greenville. bruce, hendersonville, 34. an half an inch of snow is about all we will see. cold winds blowing out of the northwest, 5-10. they will pick it up, make it feel colder. a lot of people off tomorrow. we will talk about that in a few minutes. myra: new this morning. we have learned that a 22-year-old man from woodruff is among the twelve marines who disappeared after two helicopters crashed in hawaii. sergeant jeffrey a. sempler was onboard one of the crafts thursday, crews are continuing to search the shoreline this morning for any debris that may wash up. initial reports claimed the helicopters collided, but the
what happened. in commitment 2016 news, the democrats are preparing for their final debate before the new hampshire primary and it's happening in the same state as this week's gop debate right here in south carolina. tonight's moderator, andrea mitchell, is at the site of the democratic debate in charleston, where the top republicans were saturday and where the democrats will be squaring off later this evening, kristen welker has more. >> with the one time bromance between donald trump and ted cruz now officially over, increasingly heated rhetoric. ted cruz: it seems donald has a lot of nervous energy and for whatever reason, donald doesn't react well when he's going down in the polls. donald trump: you know, he finally went off the wagon a little bit and went a little crazy. >> with the two locked in a razor tight race in iowa, both are escalating their attacks
york liberalism. donald trump: you had people running up the stairs as this is happening and ted cruz criticizing new york and the people of new york is a disgrace. ted cruz: in terms of a commander-in-chief, we ought to have someone who isn't' springing out of bed to tweet in a frantic response to the latest polls. >> cruz even taking an off handed jab at trump , after getting stuck in an elevator for about three minutes while campaigning in south carolina. and another showdown in the same southern state, the democrats squaring off tomorrow in their last debate before the iowa caucuses. hillary clinton and bernie
former president bill clinton, making his wife's case in iowa. bill clinton: you just have to decide whether you want a change maker, not a change talker to be president. >> while sanders is surging in the granite state questions remain about his ability to win more diverse states, like here in south carolina. can he find a way to connect with more african american voters? >> it wasn't enough for him to stand up and say, i was in the civil rights movement back in the 1960's. you have to pay your dues again now. myra: you can catch that debate right here on wyff 4. it starts at 9:00. nbc's lester holt and andrea mitchell will moderate. wyff news 4 patick hussion will have a live report for you, from charleston. back in the upstate now, more information this morning about two deadly crashes in one county. the first happened in starr, around 12:30. the second, in belton not long after. the anderson county coroner says 24-year-old billy jack mccurry died when his pickup over-corrected, and hit a tree.
dad's house after only his third day on his new job. the coroner says he suffered internal injuries and died at the scene of the crash. in the second crash in belton, the coroner says 23-year-old shelley hughes died. troopers say hughes' car went off the side of the road, hit a tree and hurled down an embankment. the coroner says hughes was seven months pregnant, and leaves behind two children. she had recently moved to belton from elberton, georgia. greenville police say someone stole cash from four stores at haywood mall. officers tell us torrid, zoomies, clark shoes and journey were affected. they say three of the four doors had emergency exit alarms that were damaged or removed during the burglary. this happened sometime between 10:00 friday and 9:00 saturday. police are still investigating. the clemson publix grocery
some free food. employees say they had a number throughout the store. it is their way of saying welcome back to the college students for another semester in tiger town. roads are back open in downtown greenville after many were shut down for a run. a record number of runners took to the streets yesterday. the finish line. proceeds from the event will benefit the holiday sunshine fund. >> with the holiday sunshine fund, a really benefits all the nonprofits in the community. it is a great way to give back. myra: wyff news 4 is a partner, helping to raise thousands of dollars. this is all thanks to donations from you at home.
i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke.
it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto was the right move for us.
myra: the u.s. has now agreed to lift economic sanctions on iran. the u.n. atomic agency said iran had met all of its obligations under a nuclear deal reached back in july. the lifting of sanctions means iran can now regain control of about $100 billion in frozen assets. iran will also be allowed to sell more oil, which should provide a boost to its economy. iran also agreed to release five u.s. citizens as part of a prisoner swap. "washington post reporter and a former marine were among the five u.s. citizens released. however, former at yet agent bob levinson was not released. levinson was last seen in iran eight years ago, but iranian
as part of the deal, the u-s offered clemency to seven iranians who were awaiting trial in the u.s. and, the u.s. dealt isis a major financial blow this week. the defense department just released this video showing the bombing of an isis cash stockpile in iraq. officials say the airstrike destroyed millions of dollars. this is at least the second time the u.s. has destroyed an isis cash stockpile. president barack obama has signed an emergency declaration to help foot, michigan deal with a water crisis. fema has been authorized to provide water, and other items for 15 days. michigan's governor said
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: good morning. 7:15, the time. if you look closely, we are seeing some flurries of snow across north carolina. there is a better view right there. getting some nice no as we speak. about half an inch of accumulation expected across the region. it will not be big, but it is pretty. we have rain falling across the upstate, as we take a look at the various skycam's. 41 degrees right now with rain. that will be the story for much of the upstate. we start to climb to 45.
border, you will see some flurries. there is a winter weather advisory until noon today for the slippery roads at about half an inch of accumulation expected. tennessee, you will run into some more snow. morning temperatures, not cold enough for it to stick. some pretty good showers right now. we will see sunshine this afternoon. still a few lingering showers. should there be any delays expected, we will let you know first thing. right now, it looks cold for tomorrow. temperatures right now. greenville, 39.
whatever starts to fall will really not stick with temperatures above freezing. franklin and andrews, 34. bryson city, 32. it is chilly. we will probably joy drop a couple more degrees. by the afternoon, upper 30's and lower 40's for the highs today. it feels like the 20's and 30's. dress warmly. pretty heavy showers, what we see a wintry mix. most of the country feeling chilly. we are cool, but nothing like
the rain should be over by the late morning and clearing by the afternoon. we will get in the upper 30's for the highs today. sunny tomorrow, but cold -- 18 in the mountains. highs tomorrow, just 30-42. a very chilly tuesday. myra: thank you. we are talking babies. he was a very sleepy five-month-old. but as with cute babies the world over, just the sight of him made hearts melt as the baby panda named bei bei made his first public appearance at the national zoo. kristen dahlgren's has more. >> after months of anticipation,n, and waiting in line, nat it's safe to say all the hoopla hasn't gone to bei bei's head, the five-month-old couldn't have cared less that he was the day's
through his debut. of course, that did not stop the crowds from trying to catch a glimpse of his roly poly perfection. from the time he was born, bei bei was a star, from the first images of a hairless, pink cub the size of the stick of butter, we have been mesmerized. his first step. a healthy checkup. the first ladies of two countries came together to give bei bei his name, and in a way, the 23 pound cub is carrying the weight of the world, the panda program, an important diplomatic tie between china and the u-s- bei bei will stay in washington for four years, then be sent to china, where less than giant 2000 panda's remain in the wild. >> we're breeding pandas here
generation will go back into the wild. bei bei's mission may be conservation, but for most it's all about cuteness, and while not everyone got the best view today, how could you not forgive this phase? myra: so cute. time now for the news four timeline. on this date in 1706, one of the greatest americans, who was never a president was born in boston. we are talking about benjamin franklin. he found success in philadelphia as a news printer, and was famous for his experiment with electricity. franklin was also a noted politician and the eldest of our founding fathers. franklin was the only person to have signed the four most important revolutionary documents: including the declclation of independence and the united states constitution.
ricardo: also a winner on sunday, the new england patriots. the patriots, one win away from super bowl 50. officially gameday in carolina. the seattle seahawks playing the pet panthers later today. these two teams are very familiar with each other, despite being on the other side of the country. this game marks asked meetings in the last four years.
our home crowd has shown up. i think it is huge for us. it has been a huge plus. i'm excited about the fact that this is at home. ricardo: they square off at 1:00 in charlotte. we will have coverage on-air and online as the panthers take the next step towards super bowl 50. the tigers have the early lead. back comes miami. the hurricanes cling to a lead at the e lf.
a beautiful second half for the tigers. holmes mrs., but there to clean it up. a game-high 25 point. jordan roper, 18.8. clemson beats miami. the tigers take down the second ranked opponent. >> i'm really proud of my guys. we filled early on, and struggled. i'm very proud of them and what them. that is what you do in coaching, positive memories. ricardo: south carolina trying of the season.
11 points. better than what he did last game. a big ounce back on saturday. he drops totwo. a game-high, 26 points. cuts the lead to one. 10 points for the big fella. during the half, the new head coach rallying up the crowd. the second half, a dunk. a little distance between themselves and missouri. the gamecocks improve to 16-1 overall. >> our enthusiasm. playing to our identity was back in place.
as they fall 70-69 in overtime. radford and presbyterian down to the wire. on the eyes, just outside a letter, 5-3. it is gameday in carolina as we mentioned. the panthers and the seahawks squaring off at 1:00. here is the scenario. since arizona won yesterday, if the panthers win, they will host arizona. if the seahawks win, seattle will head to the desert to take
myra: new this morning, officials have confirmed that a 22-year-old from the upstate is among the marines missing along a cold start the day. dale: it is cold. in fact, it is even snowing in some spots. let's take a look at the asheville skycam. some of the snow is starting to accumulate. we are expecting about half an inch of snow in some spots. the national weather service has put out a winter weather advisory. asheville, 32. a breeze out of the north to make it feel colder. the foothills and northern georgia will see a little bit of snow this morning. that is why they will have a winter weather advisory out.
ground, it could be slippery. watch out there. we are seeing a little bit of snow in the mountains, cold rain . it will clear by noontime, and be sunny by this afternoon. here is the future plus forecast. snow on the mountains. it is over by noontime with the exception of one or two flurries. the upstate will be clearing up later today after some light rain. temperatures are not cold enough for snow to stick. we could see half an inch of snow. it is only going to get into the upper 40's for highs. we will have more on the weather in just a few minutes. myra: thank you.
that a marine from the upstate is one of the twelve marines who disappeared after two helicopters crashed in hawaii. sergeant jeffrey a. sempler was onboard one of the crafts thursday, crews are continuing to search the shoreline this morning for any debris that may wash up. initial reports claimed the helicopters collided, but the marine corps says it's not sure what happened. the fifth annual south carolina tea party coalition kicks off in myrtle beach. this year's theme: who do we trust to run our nation? said it rick santorum and jim gilmore will speak today. dr. ben carson will address the convention tomorrow.
the south carolina republican primary is saturday, february 17. in north carolina, those primaries are on tuesday, march 15. happening tonight, you can catch the democratic presidential debate which will air right here starting at 9:00. we will have a live report from charleston. coming up on "meet the press" former secretary of state hillary clinton joins the program to discuss the state of her campaign ahead of sunday's democratic debate. chuck interviews democratic candidate senator bernie sanders. we have more information about two deadly crashes that happened in anderson county. the first one happened in star yesterday afternoon. the coroner says that 24-year-old billy jack mccurry
over-corrected, and hit a tree. we're told he was heading to his father's house after only his third day on his new job. the coroner says he suffered internal injuries and died at the scene of the crash. in the second crash in belton, the coroner says 23 year old shelley hughes was killed. troopers say hughes' car went off the side of the road, hit a tree and hurled down an embankment. the coroner says hughes was seven months pregnant, and leaves behind two children. she had recently moved to belton from elberton georiga straight ahead, our guest wants to build appreciation for the written word. he will have more about an upcoming literary scavenger hunt . dale: you can see snow on the course this morning. we will talk about how long this
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about something extraordinary. our guest once to send people on a search. thank you for being here. you are an author we have had on before. you have written twentysomething books. >> a few. myra: the latest are inspired by where you went to college. >> that's true. i tend to revisit that place in my fiction. myra: we will get to the literary scavenger hunt in the moment. first, tell us about this book. >> it is set at limestone college windy zombies come. myra: tell us about your new book. >> it includes several short stories, several which take place at limestone as well.
>> i'm doing a literary scavenger hunt. basically, everyone who comes will be divided into teams. they will have a clue which will lead them to a book. the first team to get through all the clues gets a prize. myra: what is it like trying to inspire people to read more? >> there is so much going on, so much social media. sometimes books get lost in the shuffle. myra: we have a quiz for you. you are supposed to name the author that goes along with this quote. "a good old-fashioned creepy crawler reads like a bestseller to me. who said this? >> it sounds like something
myra: good job. here is the next one. "i became insane with long intervals of horrible sanity. who said this? >> i will go with edgar allen poe. myra: good job. here is the final questiti. "all the perfumes will sleep in his hand. >> it sounds like shake. -- shakespeare. myra: good job. >> july when something? -- do i win something? myra: remind everybody of this event coming up. >> it is a literary scavenger hunt. i will be doing a brief reading
>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: good morning. 7:42. we are take a look at one of the resort cams. already getting some snow this morning. some of the roads could get a little slippery in the mountains. that is why we are under a winter weather advisory until noon today. let's take a look at champion hills. this is one of the recent skycam's. can see the golf course. yes, we do have snow on the greens and the fairways.
most of this is in the mountain of georgia. a couple of spots getting some flurries. drive carefully. again, it will be the higher elevations that have a better chance to stick on the mountain roads. this will continue until noon today. the winter weather advisory means just that. be advised. most of the area is getting rain. the mountains of georgia and north carolina getting some snow flurries. it looks like the rain will pass fairly quickly and be over by late morning. there will be a few flurries continuing this afternoon, this evening, and later on tonight, a little more snow may pile up. again, just an advisory. should it be increased to a
lawrence, abbeville, elberton, in the 40's. let's check on a few more communities. we're seeing temperatures across the area in the upper 30 to lower 40 range. it does felix a 20's in the mountains and 30's in the upstate. dress warmly for the morning. watch out for what and snowy roads across the region. it is cold for most of the country. bitt cold in the great lakes. -40 in thewe will see the mountains climb to the upper 30's today. tomorrow morning, it will be cold. we're talking teens and 20's. tomorrow, just 30-42. even chillier on tuesday. by thursday, back to normal with
in the region. that is what is going on weather-wise. myra: thank you. to commitment 2016 coverage. the campaign trail continues to heat up with the primary just weeks away. our coverage wraps up the week that was. >> it was one of the biggest weeks and a lot of it right here in south carolina. present obama addressed the nation for his final state of the union address, then focus shifted to nikki haley, and her response to the address. >> i will say this. you are not naive, and neither am i. i see what you sayee. during anxious times, it can be
>> angriest voices she said. it was that statement that got the most attention. governor haley admitted that she was referring to donald trump, among others. some thought that she was out of line, but others thou were impressed. >> what she is trying to do is have a message that is inspiring, hopeful, optimistic, and that unites the country. >> her appearances on some national talk shows a lot for questions about a run for vice president. > that is a big decision, something i would have to> consult. i would absolutely sit down and talk with anyone who wanted to talk about it. >> thursday night, a debate kicked off in north charleston as 10 of the 11 candidates faced
>> back in september, my friend donald said that he had had his lawyers look at this from every which way, and there was no issue there. >> you have a big lawsuit over your head while you are running. who knows if you can even serve in the office. >> the most powerful military will destroy them. if we capture any of them alive, they are getting a one-way ticket to guantanamo bay, cuba, and we will find out everything they need to know. >> we cannot do this and unilaterally. >> we have to have a coalition not just of people in the western part of the world. we need the egyptians. we need the jordanians. we need the gulf states. >> we need to shut off the supply routes and send in our special ops at 2:00 and attack , them everywhere they go, they should be running all the time
plan attacks against us. >> you cannot give hillary clinton a third term of barack obama's leadership. >> still buzzing. governor haley and her state of the union response. donald trump was asked about her "angriest voices" comment during and after the debate, >> well i think she's right, i , am angry. i'm angry and a lot of other people are angry too at how imcompetently this country is being run. >> the following day, on friday, governor haley was back to business in columbia as she released her state spending budget for the upcoming year. she also addressed her inclusion in the debate. >> i would have preferred not being part of the debate -- i'm not running for president and , have no desire to, so i would've preferred that not be a part of it. but look, if my speech causes a conversation about how we treat people in this country, and the difference between legal immigration and illegal immigration that's a healthy conversation to have. >> also on friday, senator and former presidential contender
will officially stand behind jeb bush for president, >> i have concluded, without any hesitation and without any doubt that jeb bush is ready on day one to be commander-in-chief, worthy of the sacrifices of the 1% who have been fighting the war. >> donald trump chimed in saying, lindsey graham embarrassed himself with his failed run for president, and now further embarrasses himself with endorsement of bush. finally, on saturday, the fifth annual south carolina tea party coalition convention kicked off in myrtle beach. next up, the democrats turn to face off. hillary, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley will hit the stage tonight at 9:00 right here.
ongoing battle to save lives and end breast cancer is about to take flight with help from some wings. thank you so much for being here. wing zone is partnering up with the susan g. komen foundation. >> yes. mark called me and said, how would you like to make a bunch of money, and b will come and support coleman, and you can come out, and be part of what we're trying to do. >> itit was nice. i've been blessed to have so many friends help me so far. and, having mark called me, wanting to do this. it was very special. myra: let show everybody what these are.
>> it is a complicated recipe. >> it gets messy. myra: 100% of all sales will be given to the susan g. komen foundation. can you tell us more about what the foundation does? >> we are lucky. much of the cancer worldwide -- the second most cancer that will limit it your life. we had probably over 200,000 people diagnosed and 40,000 of those don't make it. we are getting better, but there's still so much research out there. we do a lot of counseling. people call continuously for our help. we do provide that. we provide a lot of funding.
25% goes to national research. myra: you partner up with programs that provide mammograms. >> yes. we have a good working relationship. if they need something from us, they call us. if we need something from them, we call them. it really works out. myra: and you look for ways to provide international support to women who are not fortunate to have care. >> very much. we send money internationally for research. a world without breast cancer is what we are looking for. we wililfight that fight until we accomplish our goals. myra: you are encouraging anyone to get involved. if we go to your website, you can find where you can donate, whether you are a business. >> absolutely.
website. you can go on, call us. we need the help because we service 22 counties in the state from edgefield to mccormick. it is not just the upstate. we need to continue to provide what we do for these women. myra: people can help out by visiting tomorrow wings zone. a reminder that sales will go to susan g. komen. >> we are blessed to have mark and what he is doing for us. myra: nice to have you with us. i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver.
but that's not what we all have in common.n. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well maged on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial
tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto was the right move for us.
myra: we always want to know what you are seeing outside, especially view see snow. we are hearing from also the people that they are saying flurries. please upload the photos to our website, and share them with us. you might just see them on the air. dale: this is a nice photo. you can see the snow on the roof . a little bit of snooki relation. this winter weweher advisory mountains of north carolina will continue u noon today. asheville, 32 degrees. some snow falling across the upstate. the rain and the snow will taper off by lunchtime. myra: it is always great to see you, dale. dale: stay warm. myra: take a look at the snow. [captioning performed by the national captiwhich is responsible for its caption content and ac [capsi
editorial with john folks. john: this weekend, the country is recognizing a holiday that celebrates the life and legacy of martin luther king jr.. it was designed as a reminder that dr. king's dream lives on, based on the concept that concept of equality and dignity is for all races and people. all across the country, people are speaking of dr. king continuing challenge to us all. lives are being impacted this weekend. that is the great thing about the holiday. it stands for concept that still rings true 48 years after dark to king's death. as he did, stand up for your beliefs. in your own way, find a way to leave a positive influence on the lives of people around you. we should reflect on what dr.
good morning. breaking news. coming home. a plane carrying americans freed by iran, leaving tehran a short time ago. their long-awaited release coming hours before crippling sanctions were lifted on iran for holding up its end of the controversial nuclear deal. this morning, the journey to freedom and the heartbreak for the family of one man left behind. dueling candidates. hillary clinton and bernie sanders set to face off on a debate stage for the last time before the iowa caucus.